"Our veterans deserve the best — they've earned it," President Obama said today at a press conference. "General Shinseki offered me his resignation, and with considerable regret, I accepted.”
A new report on the VA by the Office of The Inspector General confirms that VA administrators manipulated medical waiting lists at one and possibly more hospitals. The report shows that that similar kinds of manipulation were “systemic throughout” the VA healthcare system.
Highlights From Today's Show: Democrats push for immigration reform ahead of mid-term elections ... Nigerian government says it has located kidnapped girls ... Apple launches new technology to integrate your home and your phone.
The USA Freedom Act aims to stop some of the NSA’s most invasive surveillance practices. But some say the bill doesn't go far enough.
In the past three years, the number of homegrown militia groups in the U.S. has more than tripled to over 300. Many are benign, but others are putting their arsenals to use.
Highlights From Today's Show: The DOJ has issued indictments against several members of the Chinese military—the accusations are of economic espionage...Voters in six states head to the polls today for primary elections that will set the stage for this fall's general election.
Ron Wyden on why he wants legislation to end bulk collection of data. The House is set to vote on such a bill this week.
The country is seeing some of the worst fighting since the 2011 uprising that ousted Moammar Gadhafi.
In "The Dylanologists," Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Kinney looks at Bob Dylan’s cult following, and how the musician has shaped the identities of countless Americans.
Agreeing to pay $2.6 billion in penalties, Credit Suisse admitted to helping wealthy Americans evade their taxes by hiding their money in offshore accounts.
Two of President's Obama's judicial nominees are facing sharp opposition from both sides of the aisle. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, explains the push back and the possible way forward for the Obama White House.
Before he was elected to Congress, Senator Al Franken was best known for being on the cast of Saturday Night Live. Once in the Senate, Franken became a leading critic of NBC's merger with Comcast. He's now examining the potential Comcast-Time Warner deal.
Also on Today's Show: Just two of the 39 accused Congolese soldiers were convicted of rape...Today, Senate primaries in North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio are testing the Republican party.
According to the Kremlin, all hope may be lost for an internationally negotiated deal in Ukraine. With national elections in just a few weeks, will Ukraine really be prepared to hold a free and fair vote?
Even when it seems like there is nothing Congress can agree upon, our representatives have come together to conclude that the broken structure that houses them—1,300 cracks and all—is something that absolutely needs to be fixed.
The marathon of grief is a run without a finish line. For Lisa Hallett, whose husband died in Afghanistan in 2009, running forward is all she has to cope.
Across the Midwest and South, violent tornadoes struck several states this weekend, killing at least 14 people and leaving vast areas of destruction.
The NBA is dealing with the fallout of some harsh news after audio has revealed Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling reportedly making a myriad of racist remarks to his girlfriend.
On Today's Show: The U.S. has announced a new round of sanctions against Russia..A look at the Palestinian unity agreement and discusses the future of the peace process.
Elections are essential to a healthy democracy. But who really votes? The U.S. Census Bureau has brand new data looking at decades worth of voting patterns from across the country.